Be part of the solution-help at-risk youth get better grades (Austin Moving Everest Site) Faithbased


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

416 N Laramie AveChicago, IL 60644

About

We are a Christian based, results-driven, after-school program that helps at-risk youth have abundant life. We are looking for people who love the Lord and love helping kids to join us in the after-school hours to make a difference for kids.

Students failing in school are recommended to us by principals in the four under-resourced neighborhoods where we have after-school programming. We need volunteers to help us walk alongside the student as we work to enrich their lives-- mind, body, and soul. Come be a part of the solution!

How can you help?

1. Help kids with their homework. Encouraging them and giving them the individual attention they need.

2. Bible study or chapel - teaching them about God and His Word.

3. Be a mentor and encouragement! Building relationships is key!

Programming Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Volunteers choose one day a week (or more) .

Sample Programming Schedule:
3:30-5:00 - Dinner/Chapel/Bible study/Play
5:00-6:30 - Homework help/tutoring/read aloud (most help needed here)

One day a week, one hour a day can truly make a difference! We are flexible with what time you come and need to leave!

Other By The Hand Club Sites locations:

  1. Austin: 415 N. Laramie.

  2. Cabrini Green: 1000 N. Sedgwick

  3. Englewood: 1459 W. 74th St (inside Freedom Temple Church)

  4. Altgeld Gardens: 13015 S. Ellis Ave

Interested? Want to see what our programming looks like?

Click here, http://vimeo.com/82378217, to watch Day in the Life of a By The Hand Volunteer.

Also check our website bythehand.org.


How to get started?

1.) Click here, https://bythehand.org/apply


2.) Attend a volunteer training. Eric will contact you after you have applied

If you have any questions, please email Julie Heth, julie.heth@bythehand.org.
We're looking forward to meeting you! Thank you for considering us!

Skills

  • Tutoring
  • General Education
  • Youth Services
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Child Care
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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